Announcements

Hanamatsuri & Hatsumairi Services

Hanamatsuri & Hatsumairi Services

We held our combined Hanamatsuri (Buddha’s birthday) and Hatsumairi (infant presentation ceremony). We are happy to introduce three new babies to the Amida Buddha. …read more

Sangha Teens Basketball Tournament

Sangha Teens Basketball Tournament

The VHBT Sangha Teens hosted their annual Southern District Basketball Tournament. 53 teens from temples stretching from Oxnard down to San Diego participated. …read more

VJAMM Fundraiser

VJAMM Fundraiser

From Phyllis Hayashibara of the Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument committee: Thank you for your support of the Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument! (The VJAMM Committee recently changed the name of the Memorial in recognition of the monumental size of the 9 foot 6 inch tall obelisk with a 3 foot by 3 foot base.) …read more

Marie Callender’s Fundraiser

Marie Callender's Fundraiser

On Monday, April 18, 2016, there will be a fundraiser at three different Marie Callender’s locations from 7:00AM to 9:00PM. Marie Callender’s will donate 20% of all proceeds to the temple’s Senior Outreach Program. Dine in or carry-out. …read more

Jr. YBA Rummage Sale

Jr. YBA Rummage Sale

The VHBT Jr. YBA will be having their annual rummage sale on Saturday, April 30, from 7:30AM-12 noon. …read more

ABA Aloha Breakfast

ABA Aloha Breakfast

The VHBT ABA will be having their annual Aloha Breakfast on Sunday, April 17, from 7AM-10AM. Signature Chashu fried rice, eggs, sausage, orange / pineapple, with King’s Hawaiian Sweet bread. …read more

Wine-A-Palooza 2

Wine-A-Palooza 2

If you attended last year’s event, you know what a fun and educational experience it was. This year the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple and the West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple will be hosting Wine-A-Palooza 2 on Saturday, May 21, from 7PM-9PM, at the West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple. The evening includes: Wine Education Presentation Sampling …read more

Introduction to iPad Course

Introduction to iPad Course

If you have an iPad but are not quite sure how to use it, or have been thinking about getting an iPad, take this six-week course which teaches you the basics of iPad iOS 8. The course will be led by friendly and trained Keiro staff and volunteers in a small, interactive group setting. You …read more

Pet Memorial Service

Pet Memorial Service

We remembered our beloved pets during our annual Pet Memorial Service …read more

2016 Film Festival

2016 Film Festival

The theme for the 2016 Venice Buddhist Film Festival is “Intolerance.” The Film Festival will run on four consecutive Sundays, March 13 through April 3 at the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. …read more